Joint M.S. Degree Program with Stuttgart

 
 
Requirements for Joint Degree Program with Stuttgart 
 
US Students

Term 1/Fall (in ATL) | Total 15 credit hours
  • 4 technical courses at 3 credit hours each = total 12 credit hours
  • German Language Course #1 = 3 credit hours  
Term 2/Spring (in ATL) | Total 15 credit hours (some courses could also be taken in the Summer term)
  • 4 technical courses at 3 credit hours each (must include at least 1 Math Course offered by Math Dept) = total 12 credit hours
  • German Language Course #2 = 3 credit hours  
Term 3/Fall (in Stuttgart)
  • 2 technical courses at 3 credit hours each = total 6 credit hours
  • MS Thesis (Lab) Research = 3 credit hours
  • Internship = 6 credit hours
Term 4/Spring (in Stuttgart)
  • MS Thesis Research = 15 credit hours
 
German Students
 
Term 1/Fall (in Stuttgart)
  • 5 technical courses at 3 credit hours each = total 15 credit hours
Term 2/Spring (in Stuttgart) 
  • 5 technical courses at (four at 1.5 credit hours each) and (one at 3 credit hour) = total 9 credit hours
  • Research Project = 6 credit hours
Term 3/Fall (in ATL)
  • 3 technical courses at 3 credit hours each (must include at least 1 Math Course offered by Math Dept) = total 9 credit hours
  • MS Thesis Research (GRA) = 12 credit hours  
Term 4/Spring (in ATL)
  • MS Thesis Research (GRA) = 21 credit hours
 
*Note: Course credit hours (number of courses) taken at a given semester during studies in ATL/GT could be adjusted based on individual circumstances, but the total number of credit hours for during the entire duration of studies in ATL should be maintained.  
 
 
The joint MS degree program includes course work, practical internship, thesis research and thesis defense. 
 
B.1 Minimum Course Requirements
  • Students shall follow the program of study outlined above.
B.2  Milestones
  • Program of Study to be filed in the first semester of residence in the joint-degree program
  • Written thesis with oral defense
B.3  Advisors and Thesis Committee
  • Each student will have an co-advisor on the primary campus and a co-advisor on the secondary campus.
  • Each student will have a thesis committee co-chaired by the co-advisors, approved by the Program Graduate Committee.
  • The thesis committee shall consist of no less than four members, at least three of whom are affiliated with the Program and at least two members come from each campus.
B.4 Awarding of Degrees
  • The proposed degree is the “Master of Science (Georgia Institute of Technology – University of Stuttgart). The major is a joint major in Mechanical Engineering.